A lady came to the Consumptive's Home with a cancer in the cheek, which had attained the size of a filbert.
Furthermore, he was so daffy and curdled in the filbert that he sold three times as much as he had.
The involucre of the Winkler hazel is formed much more like that of the filbert than that of the hazel.
The Secretary: There has been no discussion at all of the filbert, I think.
Then place on the top a bit of butter the size of a filbert and powder all over with white sugar.
Well, I would not give a filbert for all the women born since mother Eve!
Mr. Littlepage: They are the Indiana hazels, and this is an European filbert.
The guayaba is in the form of a filbert, and is the size of a fig.
In the Northwest, the filbert is receiving intensive attention at the hands of a considerable number of skilled horticulturists.
With that he cracked a filbert with a sharp jerk of indignation.
"hazelnut," late 14c., from Anglo-French philber (late 13c.), from Norman dialect noix de filbert, in reference to St. Philbert, 7c. Frankish abbot, so called because the hazel nuts ripen near his feast day, Aug. 22 (Old Style). Weekley compares German Lambertsnuss "filbert," associated with St. Lambert (Sept. 17); also German Johannisbeere "red currant," associated with St. John's Day (June 24). The name is Old High German Filu-berht, literally "very bright."